106. You Won’t Believe This by Adam Baron

Synopsis (as taken from Amazon) is as follows: Here’s something you won’t believe: someone is doing TERRIBLE things to Mrs Martin, Cymbeline Igloo’s favourite teacher of all time. Cymbeline has to find the culprit (after he’s learned what ‘culprit’ means). He’s also got to help his friend Veronique, whose grandma is dangerously ill. It seems…

What Books Have Made it Into My Suitcase?

So, by the time this is posted, I will have just boarded my flight from Gatwick to New York. My oldest and dearest friend is getting married in New York and I am excited to be a part of her wedding and to get to go back to New York again. I’ll be there for…

104. The Night Stalker by Robert Bryndza

Synopsis (as taken from the Amazon Kindle Store) is as follows: If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and his eyes bulging through a…

Goodreads – Agatha Christie Part 1

I have always loved watching Poirot and Miss Marple on the television. I knew of Agatha Christie and the books she wrote but I never entertained reading them when I was younger. The BBC’s production of the ‘ABC Murder’s’, offered me such a different view of Poirot that it gave me leave to want to…

A Growing Crime Obsession

My obsession with crime started when I was a teenager and first started watching CSI with my Mum. From those first CSI episodes, I then started watching all the spin-off series, moved to NCIS, watched all those spin-off series, discovered Bones and my television obsession was complete. My Mum has always loved crime fiction, but…

103. No One’s Home by D.M. Pulley

This was my Amazon’s First Read of August. I picked it because I love thrillers and because it had the tag line of ‘fans of The Haunting of Hill House’ will enjoy this. They were right, I did enjoy this. Synopsis (as taken from Amazon Kindle Store) is as follow: Margot and Myron Spielman move…

101. The Diamond of Drury Lane by Julia Golding

Synopsis (as taken from Amazon) is as follows: ‘I am Cat Royal – Orphan, Adventurer, Actress… ‘Reader, you are set to embark on an adventure about one hidden treasure, two bare-knuckle boxers, three enemies and four hundred and thirty-eight rioters. I was brought up in Drury Lane, so I have become accustomed to a life…

August Kindle Haul

This list of Kindle books wasn’t so much impulse buying as buying the next books in series that I wanted to continue reading. I actually brought these way back on the 16th of August, but just forgot to post them! I have been quite restrain this month in terms of book buying. I only brought…

August Round Up

I always think of August as a funny month. A boring month. A long month. Nothing happens in August. At work, August is the month that most people have off. It is a long month to stretch a paycheck through. I have been lucky that this August has been quite warm, coming from the UK…

100. Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

Please excuse the bad photo! The sun was causing a shadow every which way! Synopsis (as taken from the Amazon Kindle Store) is as follows: At St Mary’s Institute of Historical Research, the historians don’t just study the past, they revisit it. Behind the strait-laced facade of a conventional academic institution, the secret of time…